Feet on the ground-Clematis Flower Essence

Flor Taboada blog, Children, Emotional healing, Flower Essences, Healing, Lifestyle, School, Self-care, Stress

Today I visited a friend in Jersey City and look what I found growing in her garden! The lovely dreamy and sweet scented Clematis Vitalba. The essence made from its flowers helps us keep our  feet on the ground and develop an interest for the here and now. Head in the clouds? Love daydreaming, napping and sleeping? Are you someone with great imagination …

You are enough

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Lovingkindness, Self-care

I hear it over and over again “What did I do wrong” ?” If I had/hadn’t ________ perhaps we would still be together” “There is something wrong with me”. I hear you but I’m sorry to say that it isn’t always about you. Sometimes in life things don’t work out but it doesn’t need to be because of YOU. You …

… and the livin’ is easy

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Lifestyle, Self-care, Stress

I love summer. Long hot days give me a sense of freedom, relaxation and expanded possibilities. No matter if you are planning a trip home to see family and friends, going on a “solo vacation”, checking out a new destination or staying local, here are a few ideas to make the most of summer easy living and the free time …

Pen to paper or the benefits of daily journaling

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Self-care, Stress

I find daily writing a very powerful, simple and accessible therapeutic tool and a great self-care exercise, within everyone’s reach. And the research confirms the benefits of it. Research supports the idea that writing about stressful events helps you come to terms with them, thus reducing the impact of these stressors on your physical and emotional health. Here is how …

You are a Hero!

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Self-care

I have been reflecting a bit on my own life lately and have come to a conclusion that I´d love to share with you. It is not rocket science but I think it is worth mentioning or, at least, reminding. Here it is: We all have a story to tell and that story is often more fascinating than what we give ourselves credit for. When seeing …

Sweet Chestnut Flower Essence: Be the Phoenix rising from your own ashes

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences

“WHAT WE CALL SUFFERING BUDDHA CALLED THE PATH” PEMA CHÖDRON Sweet Chestnut holds a very important place among the 38 Bach Essences because its healing properties are about bringing relief and inner strength in times of great distress and suffering. The loss of a loved one; A chronic illness; Extreme anguish and despair; Feeling our endurance is been tested to its limits; …

Today is an special day: here’s the Fall!

Flor Taboada Self-esteem

It’s official. Here in NYC we reached the Autumnal Equinox today 10:21 AM EDT. It doesn’t really feel like Fall out there. But it is. As I write this, the temperature outside is 78 F/26C. We’ll reach 88F/31C tomorrow. To be honest, it suits me. As the summer person I am, I’ll be hanging on to the summer as much …